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Sprint Announces the Samsung Intrepid Windows Mobile 6.5 World Phone
      10/06/09 03:07 PM

Sprint and Samsung Mobile today announced the upcoming arrival of Samsung Intrepid smartphone, a dynamic Windows phone that lets the customer be productive on-the-go using Sprint's EV-DO Rev. A domestically and through international roaming when traveling worldwide.

Samsung Intrepid features Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional, and improves on previous Samsung Windows phones with an user experience that offers a customizable Today screen to displays the features the user accesses most often and shows important information like new emails, text messages, missed calls and calendar appointments. It also has a richer Internet browsing experience and new personalization options including a diverse selection of designer themes and the ability to create an original look for your phone with the built-in theme creator.

Watch our video demo of the new Windows Mobile 6.5 UI:

Samsung Intrepid is a strong addition to Sprint?s business device portfolio and features a 2.5-inch touchscreen interface with 320x240 resolution, full QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera and camcorder, and combines a robust mobile office experience with all the must have Microsoft Office Mobile-capabilities like corporate email and the ability to view attachments and manage your calendar. Additional business features include:


? Access to Corporate and POP3 email, including Outlook Mobile
? Microsoft Tellme voice user interface mobile experience providing many functions using voice activation including call, text, traffic, movie, sports, news and search
? Full, easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard
? Microsoft Office Mobile (edit Word and Excel files, view PowerPoint?) and Adobe Reader LE
? Sprint Navigation for voice-activated GPS-enabled audible turn-by-turn driving directions, traffic rerouting and more than 10 million local listings
? Smart Reader with built-in camera to scan business cards and import the information to Contacts
? Internet Explorer
? 3.2 megapixel camera and camcorder
? Calculate tips with the built-in tip calculator
? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology
? Pre-installed international SIM


? Sprint TV with an extensive selection of live and on-demand programming
? Sprint Music Store allowing users to wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone
? Sprint NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile
? Instant Messaging, threaded text messaging & social networking
? Expandable Memory: up to 32 GB MicroSD


? Operating System: Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
? Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.59 x 0.51 inches (116.84 x 65.79 x 12.95 mm); 4 ounces (113.4 grams)
? Display: 2.5 inch (63.5 mm) QVGA (320 x 240 pixels and 256K vibrant colors)
? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: 1480 mAh with up to 6 hours continuous talk time

It will be available on Sunday, Oct. 11 for $149.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement, and after a $50 instant savings and $100 mail-in rebate, at Sprint stores, Web sales (, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1), Sprint Business Direct and select third-party dealers.


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